Cold weather can be stressful, but western Kansas deer and antelope are copingHAYS – Ice and snow has covered the ground in western Kansas for more than a month in some places, and there have been some problems and concerns associated with wildlife in the region. However, mortality in deer and antelope due to winter weather is not generally a f ... Read More

Regular season April 11-May 31;
youth/disabled season April 6-8; archery-only season April 1-10PRATT -- The 2007 spring turkey season runs April 11-May 31, and hunters across the state are already making preparations. Turkey permits allow hunters to use either a shotgun or a bow, and this year, hunters have the additional opportunity of an arc ... Read More

Statewide summary helps anglers find best spots to fishPRATT -- Winter still paints the Kansas landscape, but spring is just around the corner, and with it, anglers' dreams of full creels and lunker fish. To help improve angler success, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) annually prepares a forecast of fishing prospects in publ ... Read More

KDWP biologist named to head research team
PRATT -- The Playa Lake Joint Venture (PLJV) Management Board met recently in Oklahoma, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) received the maximum funding of $25,000 from Conoco/Phillips for a new habitat grant to help purchase of additional critical wetland habitat at Herron Playa in ... Read More

Limited number of hunters to be allowed on special hunt;
applications due March 2 PARSONS -- The Kansas Army Ammunition Plant, near Parsons, will conduct a public drawing for a limited number of hunters for the spring turkey season. The three-day turkey hunt will be held April 13-15. All hunters must be at least 16 years old and have succe ... Read More